Associations to the word «Estimate»


ESTIMATE, noun. A rough calculation or guess.
ESTIMATE, noun. (construction and business) A document (or verbal notification) specifying how much a job will probably cost.
ESTIMATE, verb. To calculate roughly, often from imperfect data.
ESTIMATE, verb. To judge and form an opinion of the value of, from imperfect data.

Dictionary definition

ESTIMATE, noun. An approximate calculation of quantity or degree or worth; "an estimate of what it would cost"; "a rough idea how long it would take".
ESTIMATE, noun. A judgment of the qualities of something or somebody; "many factors are involved in any estimate of human life"; "in my estimation the boy is innocent".
ESTIMATE, noun. A document appraising the value of something (as for insurance or taxation).
ESTIMATE, noun. A statement indicating the likely cost of some job; "he got an estimate from the car repair shop".
ESTIMATE, noun. The respect with which a person is held; "they had a high estimation of his ability".
ESTIMATE, verb. Judge tentatively or form an estimate of (quantities or time); "I estimate this chicken to weigh three pounds".
ESTIMATE, verb. Judge to be probable.

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